Sunderland are currently four points adrift of safety in the Premier League.
The Galaxy's former Liverpool captain is expected to feature in Friday's match at the Houston Dynamo after sitting out the last two games.
The pundit has been discussing the Tottenham striker and his Leicester counterpart.
Southampton are due to meet Everton at Goodison Park on Saturday.
The Belgian striker is in fine form and expected to start against Borussia Dortmund on Thursday night.
The two sides meet in the Scottish Cup semi-final this weekend.
The Whites are currently in the bottom half of the Championship table.
Tottenham Hotspur are also believed to be keen on the player.
Thee Leicester City players have been shortlisted for the PFA Players’ Player of the Year award.
Newcastle United are currently six points adrift of safety, with just six games remaining.